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Sihanoukville's tourism shapes up - TTR Weekly


TTR Weekly

Sihanoukville's tourism shapes up
TTR Weekly
There are six beaches close by that also have entertainment mainly beachside seafood restaurants and bars. Asian Development Bank is reportedly funding a study on the development of tourism in Sihanoukville province for Cambodia's Ministry of Tourism.

29 Mar 2017 | 11:27 pm

Tourists urged to visit endangered birds - Khmer Times


Tourists urged to visit endangered birds
Khmer Times
Both birds are listed as critically endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List. The Giant Ibis is also Cambodia's national bird. “We want more tourists, including local people, to visit so our community can survive,” Mr ...

29 Mar 2017 | 12:05 pm

Tourist price rises curbed - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Tourist price rises curbed
Khmer Times
Ho Vandy, secretary-general of the Cambodia National Tourism Alliance, welcomed the move, saying all tourism businesses should stick to the virtues of improving the quality of goods and services and build confidence of local tourists. He said if there ...

27 Mar 2017 | 11:24 am

River Festival nets 140000 tourists - Khmer Times


River Festival nets 140000 tourists
Khmer Times
The government's three-day, third annual, River Festival in Steung Treng province that ended on Sunday attracted around 140,000 local and international tourists, the Ministry of Tourism announced yesterday. “Around 60,000 tourists attended the last day ...

27 Mar 2017 | 11:24 am

World Heritage Status, Tourists Threaten Angkor Preservation - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

World Heritage Status, Tourists Threaten Angkor Preservation
The Cambodia Daily
But according to Elizabeth Becker, a journalist who has covered Cambodia for decades and authored “Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism,” the massive crowds allowed in Angkor meant “the sense of the sacred is being lost.”.

26 Mar 2017 | 6:45 pm

Laos, Cambodia agree to boost air links for tourism - The Nation


Laos, Cambodia agree to boost air links for tourism
The Nation
The director for Air Transport at Cambodia's State Secretariat of Civil Aviation, Vann Chanty, told the Khmer Times that the move will push airlines in both countries to operate more flights between Cambodia and Laos due to increasing demand from tourists.

23 Mar 2017 | 1:02 pm

More Cambodia-Laos air links to boost tourism - Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

More Cambodia-Laos air links to boost tourism
Bangkok Post
Kong Sopheareak, the director of statistics and information at the Ministry of Tourism, said 1.3 million international tourists visited Cambodia in the first two months of 2017, of which 65,675 were from Laos. This was a 64.5% increase compared with ...

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22 Mar 2017 | 7:04 am

Iceland, Cambodia battle over-tourism with new tax & restrictions - Travelweek


Travelweek

Iceland, Cambodia battle over-tourism with new tax & restrictions
Travelweek
REYKJAVIK — Iceland, already known for being an expensive destination, is considering a new tourist tax that would limit the impact of over-tourism. According to The Star, the country's government is considering ways of raising taxes in the tourism ...

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17 Mar 2017 | 10:30 am

Holidays in Cambodia, Iran, Peru and other former war zones: From no-go to tourist hotspot - Stuff.co.nz


Stuff.co.nz

Holidays in Cambodia, Iran, Peru and other former war zones: From no-go to tourist hotspot
Stuff.co.nz
First the conflict ends, then the backpackers arrive, and then as word gets out and the infrastructure improves, so the mainstream tourists begin to trickle in. Pretty soon you have a hugely popular destination. It happened to Cambodia, thanks to world ...

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7 Mar 2017 | 9:00 pm

Cambodia targets 5.4 m tourists - TTR Weekly


TTR Weekly

Cambodia targets 5.4 m tourists
TTR Weekly
PHNOM PENH, 2 March 2017: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen projects the country could welcome as many as 5.4 million international tourists this year. Agence Kampuchea Presses quoted the PM saying Cambodia saying he was confidence the ...

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2 Mar 2017 | 11:22 pm